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Trump says ‘only one thing will work’ with North Korea

U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday said “only one thing will work” in dealing with North Korea after previous administrations had talked to Pyongyang without results. “Presidents and their administrations have been talking to North Korea for 25 years, agreements made and massive amounts of money paid,” Trump said in …

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Tropical Storm Nate rapidly weakens over Alabama

Tropical Storm Nate rapidly weakened to become a tropical depression over Alabama on Sunday, although the fast-moving former hurricane left roads and buildings flooded in Mississippi after coming ashore there. Nate’s maximum sustained winds dropped to 35 miles (55 km) per hour as it moved northeast into Alabama, prompting the …

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Tillerson says never considered resigning

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Wednesday he had never considered resigning and was committed to President Donald Trump’s agenda, but failed to address whether he had referred to the president as a “moron,” as NBC reported. The State Department later denied he had even used the word, …

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NFL anthem protests after Las Vegas attack anger fans

Fans have criticised three Kansas City Chiefs players who protested during the US national anthem amid a day of national mourning for a mass shooting. The demonstration at Monday’s game against the Washington Redskins came a day after a gunman killed 59 people and wounded hundreds in Las Vegas. Fans …

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Trump administration backpedals on citizenship for ‘Dreamers’

A U.S. official told Congress on Tuesday it would be “rational” to legislate a path for citizenship for illegal immigrants who came to the United States as children, but within hours the administration backtracked, saying his comments did not state the views of President Donald Trump. The Trump administration last …

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U.S. Senate confirms FCC chairman to new five-year term

The U.S. Senate confirmed on Monday  Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai to serve another five-year term on the telecommunications regulatory panel. Pai won confirmation 52-41 over objections from Democrats, who criticized him for moving to dismantle Obama-era internet access rules and taking other steps to deregulate U.S. telecommunications …

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